Transformator, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 30 x 40 cm
Transformator

untitled, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 90 x 120 cm
untitled

Black sea, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 170 x 240 cm
Black sea

Private island, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 40 x 50 cm
Private island

Interior plant, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 90 x 120 cm
Interior plant

Orient express, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 180 x 230 cm
Orient express

Heat, 2018

  • oil and epoxy on canvas
  • 40 x 30 cm
Heat

Dimitar Genchev

In his paintings Dimitar Genchev alternates between different textures and intensities of materials such as oil paint and resins. He has a strong personal connection with the banal and intimate scenes in our everyday life and their hidden and hard to find beauty. This ‘boring’ subject matter is converted into uncanny and sometimes surrealistic scenes by the use of contrasting styles and techniques that appear alien to its surroundings. By changing rhythms in color, texture, structure and subject matter Genchev converts the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Curriculum Vitae

Education:
2009-2012
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, NL (BA fine art)
2007
Ecole des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg, FR (one semester at the fine art department)
2004 – 2008
National Academy of Arts, Sofia, BG (BA painting)

Residency:

2017  M4 Gastatelier, Amsterdam, NL

2012-2013 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/ Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

Prizes, Fellowships, Grants:

2016 – 2017 Project Investment for Artists, Mondriaan Fund, NL

2016 National prizes, Alianz Bulgaria, Painting prize for the region of Plovdiv

2014 Contribution for Emerging Artists, Mondriaan Fund, NL

2012 Buning Brongers painting prize, Amsterdam, NL

2009 Grand prize, Competition for the awards of St. Cyril and St. Methodius International Foundation, Sofia, BG

2008 Grand prize, Competition for the awards of Societe Generale Expressbank, Sofia, BG

Solo exhibitions:

2018 “The Good Machines” gallery Credo Bonum, Sofia, BG

2017 “The Good  Machines” gallery Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam, NL

2016 “Sweet Pea”, gallery Yuzina, Sofia, BG

2015 “Sweet Pea”, gallery Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam, NL

2012 “Nostalgia”, gallery Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam ,NL

2011 Artillerie gallery, Platform for young professional artists, Utrecht, NL

Group exhibitions:

2018 Exhibition of the nominated artists for Hermine van Bers Art Award, Old School, Leiden, NL

2017 “Necessity is the mother of invention”, duo show with Pere Liobera, Horizonverticaal, Haarlem, NL

2016 “Dining with the artist”, The Mesdag Collection, The Hague, NL

2016 HKU’s Royal Club-Dutch Painting, exhibition at the library of European Council, Brussels, BE

2016  “Prospects and Concepts”, exhibition organized by Mondriaan Fonds at Art Rotterdam, Van Nelle–Fabriek, Rotterdam, NL

2015  Group presentation, gallery Gerhard Hofland, PAN art fair, Amsterdam, NL

2015 “Caution wet paint” City Art Gallery, Sofia, BG

2015  ”Royal Club”, Akademiegalerie, Utrecht, NL

2014 “Wonder boven Wonder”, duo exhibition with Tim Breukers, gallery Van de Weghe, Antwerp, BE

2014 “Nieuw, Nieuwer, Nieuwst: Schilders in beeld”, Gallery LUMC, Leiden, NL

2013 Exhibition of the artists nominated for the Royal Award for Modern Painting at the Royal Palace, Amsterdam, NL

2013 “Rearanging Reallity”, Project space Sign, Groningen, NL

2008 SHORTLIST 2008, Exhibition and publication of the artists nominated for the Gaudenz B. Ruf AWARD for New Bulgarian Art, City Art Gallery, Sofia, BG

 

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